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  • Daily wages of Maharashtra prisoners hiked by Rs15

    Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is serving his term at the Yerwada prison in Pune, has got a hike of Rs15 in his daily wages, after the state government recently revised the remuneration structure for convict prisoners. Following the increase in wages of prisoners in Gujarat, Karnataka and Tihar...

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 5:30am
  • Mumbai private school teachers can approach tribunal with complaints

    The Bombay high court has recently ruled that teachers attached to private non-aided schools of the central boards can move the School Tribunal with their grievances and the tribunal will have the jurisdiction to hear and decide on them. A school teacher's petition Justice NM Jamdar was hearing a...

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 5:30am
  • Bombay High Court refuses to quash plaint against Khar boutique owner

    The Bombay high court recently dismissed a petition filed by a Khar-based boutique owner seeking quashing of a complaint lodged by a 27-year-old fashion designer against her. The fashion designer alleged that she was forced into prostitution by Anjali Vinod Kumar Agarwal alias Anju luring her with...

    Monday, 15 September 2014 - 7:51am
  • National Green Tribunal bans burning of tyres in public areas

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned the burning of tyres in open areas and in localities surrounded by residential areas, schools, hospitals and offices, as it causes air pollution and is a health hazard. A division bench of Justice VR Kingaonkar and Dr Ajay Deshpande, an expert, on...

    Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 5:30am
  • Maharashtra government says no complaints from parents on power cut at exam centres

    The state govt, on Friday, informed the Bombay high court that having diesel generators at the 153 SSC/HSC exam centres that would be affected by load shedding, would be dangerous. The education board also submitted a list of centres where alternative source of power (generators and inverters) had...

    Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 5:35am
  • Bombay high court upholds life term of man who killed 14-year-old cousin

    The Bombay high court recently upheld a life term handed to a 25-year-old man from Pune for murdering his 14-year-old cousin. While doing so, it observed that if the prosecution is able to provide overwhelming evidence completing the chain of circumstances despite being unable to establish a motive...

    Friday, 12 September 2014 - 6:30am
  • Bombay High court wants Central Telegraph Office building, asks Maharashtra government for allotment

    The Bombay high court registry has sent a proposal to the Maharashtra government to allot the Central Telegraph Office (CTO) for its use. The CTO building adjoining the high court building is lying unused as the Centre has stopped the telegram service. A division bench of Justice Abhay Oka and...

    Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 7:35am
  • Bombay high court gives Maharashtra government 48 hours to set up Ebola screening facilities in Pune, Nagpur airports

    The Bombay high court has given the state govt 48 hours to take steps to instal thermal scanners and deploy medical teams at Pune and Nagpur airports where passengers from Ebola-affected countries arrive. A division bench of justices Abhay Oka and Girish Kulkarni said: “Considering the seriousness...

    Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 5:30am
  • Bombay high court quashes complaint lodged by father against mentally unstable son

    A father, who registered a case of assault against his 34-year-old mentally unstable son, knocked on the doors of Bombay high court seeking to quash the complaint, saying if his son is arrested, none other than him would be the sufferer. The court recently conceded to his request.

    Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 5:15am
  • There's help beyond moneylenders, Maharashtra to tell farmers

    Concerned at the high rate of farmer suicides in Maharashtra, the state legal aid services authority has decided to raise awareness among crop growers of various legal remedial measures at their disposal to avail government benefits. In its bid to bring farmers out of the clutches of moneylenders...

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 6:20am